Mussaenda roxburghii Hook. f. 

Family : Rubiaceae

Local name : Shukh-loti (As.)

Suberect shrub; leaves opposite, elliptic, membranous; flowers orange-red, in corymbose cymes; fruits fleshy many seeded berry, oblong; seeds minute.

Distribution :    Fairly common throughout the state.

Uses :  Leaves used in post natal care and jaundice.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam